The Real Story Group Publishes a New Evaluation of SharePoint 2013’s Web Content and Experience Management Capabilities

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New advisory paper, Assessing Web Content & Experience Management in SharePoint 2013 investigates Microsoft’s claims of improvement in WCXM capabilities in SP 2013.

Tony Byrne, President, The Real Story Group

Tony Byrne, President, The Real Story Group

Despite Microsoft's previous claims of major improvements in web content and experience management capabilities in SharePoint, it has never proven as functional, elegant, or cost-effective as most of the other .NET-based players," according to Tony Byrne.

Independent analyst firm The Real Story Group (http://www.realstorygroup.com) has just released a new advisory paper, Assessing Web Content & Experience Management in SharePoint 2013 (http://www.realstorygroup.com/Research/Advisory/Download/169/Assessing-Web-Content-&-Experience-Management-in-SharePoint-2013).

“Despite Microsoft's previous claims of major improvements in web content and experience management capabilities in SharePoint, it has never proven as functional, elegant, or cost-effective as most of the other .NET-based players like Sitecore, EPiServer, Kentico, Telerik, Ektron, or even the open source Umbraco platform — let alone other solutions in the marketplace,” according to Tony Byrne, President of The Real Story Group.

The paper investigates SharePoint 2013’s WCXM capabilities, and the findings indicate that SharePoint 2013 has overcome some traditional weaknesses around content contribution and reuse. The report also examines how SharePoint 2013 handles marketing and experience management and concludes that the platform remains more integrator-friendly than customer-friendly.

Assessing Web Content & Experience Management in SharePoint 2013 is available for $895. Subscribers to Real Story Group’s Web Content & Experience Management research (http://www.realstorygroup.com/Research/CMS) receive the Advisory Paper as part of their subscription.

About The Real Story Group
The Real Story Group, established in 2001, is a buyer's advocate for enterprises looking to invest in content technologies. We provide research and advisory services to support end users through content technology selection and implementation. We publish independent vendor evaluations that help IT executives sort out suitable technology choices to fit their particular scenarios. Our research is known for its technical depth, readability, and absolute neutrality.

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